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- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 146.00
Perspectives on the Politics of Abortion examines the abortion issue from ethical, empirical, and legal angles and offers some rather unconventional analyses and surprising conclusions with regard to this familiar issue. One chapter argues that the emphasis on rights has made illegal and occasionally violent activity on the part of pro-life activists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
China's one-child population policy, first initiated in 1979, has had an enormous effect on the country?s development. By reducing its fertility in the past two decades to less than two children per woman, and developing a family planning program focused heavily on sterilization and abortion, China has undergone a significant transition in status... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 26.00
In August 2003, North Carolina became the first U.S. state to offer restitution to victims of state-ordered sterilizations carried out by its eugenics program between 1929 and 1975. The decision was prompted by newspaper stories based on the research of Johanna Schoen, who was granted unique access to summaries of 7,500 case histories and the papers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
The psychological significance of abortion is often ignored in a debate which excites strong emotions. Rather than polarising her views for or against abortion, Eva Pattis Zoja presents its significance in terms of a woman's inner life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 210.00
Providing a much-needed source of reference and examining how the Islamic view of marriage, family formation and child rearing has developed over the centuries, this book is a comprehensive and ground-breaking work in the field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00
Examines the causes of childlessness, the availability of choices for couples and at a time of rapidly developing treatments for infertility and new legislative controls, looks at the experiences and views of childless couples. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In this fascinating book Chris Jenks thoroughly examines the concept of childhood. He focuses on the way the image of the child is played out in society, looking specifically at its image through history and the reality of child abuse. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 33.95
In this rich, evocative study, Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh examines the changing notions of sexuality, family, and reproduction among Palestinians living in Israel. Distinguishing itself amid the media maelstrom that has homogenized Palestinians as "terrorists," this important new work offers a complex, nuanced, and humanized depiction of a group rendered invisible... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 33.95
In more than a metaphorical sense, the womb has proven to be an important site of political struggle in and about Africa. By examining the political significance?and complex ramifications?of reproductive controversies in twentieth-century Kenya, this book explores why and how control of female initiation, abortion, childbirth, and premarital pregnancy... more...